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I am a military brat and lived on military bases all around the world during desegregation of the services. All of the same arguements are now being used to prevent open acceptance of homosexuals in the military, and have as little value. My experience showed that, as conservative as the military can be, when it gets its marching orders it can execute this type of policy change very effectively. I was shocked to experience segregated schools when we were stationed stateside after being in desegregated military schools. And, as an aside, my uncle who was gay, served with exceptional distinction throughout the Pacific campaign during WWII, receiving a battlefield commission. I doubt his men were losing sleep over his sexual orientation...
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